Mungungo is a rural town and locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] In the 2016 census, Mungungo had a population of 77 people.[1]

Geography

Mungungo is in the Wide Bay-Burnett region, 488 kilometres (303 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane.

History

The name Mungungo is believed to mean "darkness" or "night" in an unidentified indigenous language. Until 1929, the town was known as Waratah.[3]

The Gladstone to Monto railway line reached Mungungo in 1930.

Amenities

Mungungo is well known throughout the surrounding land for its pub which is one of the few available eateries in the area.

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mungungo (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mungungo - town in North Burnett Region (entry 23491)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Mungungo - locality in North Burnett Region (entry 45400)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

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